I've been on such a peppermint kick lately..add in some chocolate..even better! I found this stuff last year for my daughter's gingerbread house party and my kids love it. I looked for it again but it must be a seasonal item so when I saw it last week, I scooped up too. Really yummy warmed up like cocoa.
Be still my heart! Trader Joe's makes a similar version with their Joe's O's during the holiday season (and they're probably better for you). These are addictive!
Older daughter is liking these Luna bars.
This is Trader Joe's version of Candy Cane Lane tea and it tastes as good if not better than the Celestial Seasons brand. Look at that cute polar bear on the box!
Last year we whipped up a bunch of peppermint treats.
We always makes these chocolate mint brownies from Family Fun magazine.
We hosted a little harvest time cocktail party the other night and these were a big hit. I first saw the recipe here and it's Rachael Ray's (thanks Kathy!) The only addition I made was adding some pumpkin butter (from another pumpkin martini recipe).
Fill a shaker jar half way up with ice.
Add 2 oz of vanilla vodka, 2 ounces of cream de cacoa, a spoonful of pumpkin butter, a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice and a splash of half and half. Shake it up and strain it into two martini glasses. Garnish with some whipped cream, nutmeg and a cinnamon stick.
I totally forgot about my two Christmas cacti (gifts for my daughter and me from the school librarian for our volunteer work last Christmas). I've just watered it and let it be. Houseplants don't always fare so well in my house. I put this one outside for the summer and then recently I noticed some buds on it!
I brought it inside and was rewarded with these gorgeous blooms!
It's even prettier than last year.
The other one has started to bud as well. What do you know? Was it just beginners dumb luck or did I actually do something right?
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